The provision in the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) that allows religious organizations to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity has long been a source of significant concern to us.
Q: I just graduated college, and am looking for my first full-time job. I was very active on campus advocating for LGBT rights, and I’m concerned about how that may affect my chance to find employment. What are my rights with regards to being out while job seeking?
P : Acabo de graduarme de la universidad, y estoy buscando mi primer trabajo. Yo era muy activo en mi campus en defensa de los derechos lésbico, gay, bisexual y transgénero (LGBT), y estoy preocupado que eso afecte negativamente mi oportunidad de encontrar empleo. ¿Cuáles son mis derechos con respecto a estar fuera del closet, mientras que busco empleo?
Lambda Legal today asked a U.S. District Court judge to combine two separate lawsuits filed against Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the City of Houston, one seeking to prevent and the other to preserve the extension of spousal benefits, including health insurance, to the same-sex spouses of city employees.